In the Department of Comparative Literature, we examine the range of literature, its transmission, and its dynamic ...
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Faculty members offer courses embracing the ancient and modern periods of world literature, exploring critical, theoretical, and historical issues.
The department has a lively array of events, speakers, and conferences each year, hosting guests from across disciplines and fields
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New and noteworthy in the department of Comp Lit.
Department of Comparative Literature
Bizarre-Privileged Items in the Universe: The Logic of Likeness with Paul North6:00pm-8:00pmRSVP Required
Poetics & Theory: Mark Christian Thompson6:00pm-8:00pmTBA
Check here for recent publications by faculty members!
Unexceptional Politics: On Obstruction, Impasse, and the Impolitic (Verso, 2021)
Cartesian Poetics: The Art of Thinking (University of Chicago Press, 2020)
Fictions of America: The Book of Firsts (Warbler Press, 2020)
The Feminine Symptom: Aleatory Matter in the Aristotelian Cosmos (Fordham University Press, 2014)